Profile picture for user Danielle Vermeer


She, her, hers

Undergraduate Institution

Arizona State University

Graduate Institution

University of Michigan



M.S Candidate

Current Location

Ann Arbor, MI

Personal Interests

  • salsa dancing
  • watercolor
  • coffee shops
  • letter writing

Professional Interests

  • Arts, Music, and Culture
  • Education (Higher Ed)
  • Education (K-12)
  • Journalism, Communications, Outreach
  • Social/Environmental Justice and Equity
  • Sustainability

Danielle is eager to reimagine how people learn and interact with the environment, especially as it relates to sustainability science. Her experience working with the Sustainability Teachers’ Academy gives her a foundation in content curation and curriculum development. In this role, she wrote and published an activity book that explores community development, hosted a webinar series to investigate social justice dimensions of climate change, and designed a research curriculum that helps students analyze cafeteria sustainability through a lens of structural injustice. Overall, she aims to inspire sustainable behavior change through lived experiences and enriching learning opportunities.

Personal Interests:  Salsa Dancing, Coffee Shops, Watercolor, and Letter Writing

Professional Interests: Environmental Journalism, Curriculum Development, Education, Environmental Justice, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Culture